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1st EAI International Conference on Innovations and Interdisciplinary Solutions for Underserved Areas

April 11–12, 2017 | Dakar, Senegal

Call for Posters


Societies living in underserved areas face multifactorial problems  — energy, water, climate, food, health, education, transportation, social development, economic growth — that are not amenable to separate single-discipline investigation, but require collaboration many types of expertise. Today, there is a consensus that the tasks of solving the grand challenges facing people in underserved areas is not only multi-disciplinary; it is an inter-disciplinary as well. Interdisciplinary Solutions is a conference dedicated to the advancement of interdisciplinary solutions to address people’s needs in underserved areas. It will annually bring together technical experts and researchers from academia, industry, and government all around the world to discuss novel research results related to Innovations and Interdisciplinary Solutions for Underserved Areas.


1-Innovative sustainable energy solutions and energy as a mean for economic development

2-ICT as an enabler for economic growth and social development in underserved areas

3-Improving sustainability concept in underserved areas

4-Innovation and Entrepreneurship in underserved areas

5-“Citizen” as leverage for scientific research and development in underserved areas



To join the Posters Track, prospective authors are invited to submit a 2-3 pages abstract using LNICST format: LNICST style and template via EAI 'Confy' system at confy. Poster paper submissions must describe the research problem, contribution, and preliminary results. Posters will be peer-reviewed and will be selected on the basis of technical merit, novelty, and relevance to the mobile computing community. Accepted papers will be included in the proceedings, and authors will present their associated poster in an interactive session at the conference.

Authors of full papers accepted to the main conference track are encouraged to take advantage of the poster as an opportunity to foster further discussion and exposure for their work. Poster submissions associated with an accepted full paper will undergo a fast-track peer review.

Please select ‘Poster’ Track when submitting your abstracts.


The requirements are:

  1. Participants submit their poster(s) in PDF 
  2. Please bring the printed version of the poster(s) 
  3. Participant must register to the event
  4. Must present the poster during poster season.


Important Dates  Poster Abstracts Submission Deadline: 2017-01-27

Contact person:  Lenka Laukova